Job could be on line at office party

Holidays excite wrapping paper manufacturer

Jury rules ABC journalists committed fraud in undercover Food Lion report

Home renovations, trips replace traditional gifts

Erased: company loses it all when $17,000 worth of computer records disappear

Economic slows but is steady

Counters privatization enthusiasm

Points to savings for tag change

Gas tax gouge

Tackle S.C. car rates

Gouge me, Elmo

Contemplates U.S. global concerns

Denounces video poker's comeback

Asserts Beasley `lied' about banner

Suggests another Christmas shortcut

Defends embattled youth program

Speculates on welfare's price tag

Poses choice of skating or robbery

HMO wars heating up

Distances Santa from mall policy

Don't cry for Eva

Reins in idea of ASU Columbia site

Eilat is suitable place to take a breather

Ethnic cards convey cultural diversity

Innovation has brightened Christmas trees over years

Visit to Shriners Hospital inspires Jackets' Watkins

Former gas factory cleanup includes Augusta Canal

ASU finds hope for funding of building improvements

Husbands of soldiers lack formal support

Spiritual business

Redistricting may touch local seats

Pena moves from one hot seat to another with shift to Energy Department

Business briefs - GIW Industries bought by German subsidiary

Poll finds voters edging toward Beasley's flag plan

Two states do battle over tritium production

Baston is brightest star in Thoroughbred Classic

Process is tested at SRS

Aiken hopes art center spurs downtown growth

20th-century technology brings 18th-, 19th-century books to life

Business briefs - parent company of Osbon Medial Systems reaches distribution agreement

Carolers share joy of season

Parking ticket penalty unclear

Seasonal favorites - Augusta authors reveal treasured holiday works

Golden Hawks take title

Aiken man saves cat from house fire

Movie actress McQueen remembered for kindness

Retailers get green Christmas

Volunteers give good will to mankind

Locals cautiously optimistic about Pena nomination

Booknotes - new book from Aiken native out

Pena picked as Energy Department head

Gingrich admits violations

Westside drops a pair to Richmond Academy

Hard-hitting dramas becoming more common in youth services

Romance in uniform - the rules can be blurry

Aiken bird watchers join national event

River rivals unequal in tourism

Jesus can be confusing to kids

'Tis better to give

Turkey group quietly grows

North Carolina wins Shrine

Teamwork leads Dogs over struggling Cougars

High school championship notebook - Bethea kicks himself over short effort last week

NFL coaches stand on thin ice

Weary Terps win

A tale of two quarterbacks

Wildcats hope to crack ACC barrier with Ga Tech game

Hawks are out to prove a point

Son seeks to repeat father's state title for Americus

Mary visiting more frequently, believers say

Marty's mischief tickles toddlers with sound-activated control

Carl Sagan, astronomer, storyteller and visionary, dead at 62

He's back? Apple may rehire Steve Jobs

With Jobs' return, Apple goes back to its core

DC Webgrrls - `It's like a cigar club for women'

Yule Web sites multiply like Christmas sales

The Web at warp speed - a primer on fast access

Apple chief says expect `lots of new stuff' in '97